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The Porn Factor

By |2016-10-14T11:11:04+10:00June 14th, 2016|REDColumn|

Exposure to hardcore pornography is now mainstream, with porn becoming the default sexuality educator for young people. If you're a parent, teacher or guardian you should be very worried about how it is shaping young people's expectations and experiences. It is because of this huge concern that a documentary called The Porn Factor, will be screening in Melbourne, Australia, next [...]

Social media and our teens secrets

By |2016-10-14T11:11:04+10:00May 16th, 2016|Parents, REDColumn|

“Nobody is saying kids haven’t always been interested in sex—we all were—but I think what’s different is that access to pornography has changed how kids view sex in a big way. This is a huge, huge issue that should be the subject of a national conversation, and we are not having it.” This was the [...]

How do I talk to my daughter about porn?

By |2016-10-14T11:11:09+10:00November 22nd, 2014|Parents, REDMinutes, REDMinutes Parents|

REDMINUTE Jessica Harris answers the question "How do I talk to my daughter about porn?" Pornography is not something you can just talk about with your daughter once, it's important that discussion about sexuality is ongoing. The conversation will change as your daughter matures, ranging from talking about how female sexuality plays out in her favourite [...]

Why speak to teens about porn?

By |2016-10-14T11:11:24+10:00May 17th, 2013|REDMinutes, REDMinutes Parents|

REDMINUTE Fight the New Drug's Clay Olsen answers the question "Why speak to teens about porn?" A lot of people think "why should we approach teens on the issue of pornography?" because they think it is an adult problem, it's something that adults are struggling with, it's impacting marriages, so why focus on teens? The [...]